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Vinay Pillay


Manager [Scrum master], capgemini

Location: Mumbai/Maharashtra/India


Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


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Agile Pune



Vinay Pillay has around 11 years of experience in IT industry.6 year as a software developer, 3 years as Scrum Master and around 2 years as Agile coach.My agile journey started much before then I was trained officially as a scrum master,enjoyed the new role as I felt very connected to it.I was quite enthralled after I finished my CSM class . I pursued my agile journey with lot of passion and energy. As a scrum master my key achievment was creating a cross functional and self organizing team.Over the period of time I attended Agile user group meet- ups, Regional scrum gathering, Global Scrum Gathering,CSP retreat , Agile coaching retreat and through lots of conversations, discussions, readings and practical experience I enhanced my agile capability.I also got certified as CSPO.I was presented with a token of appreciation(Sheaffer Pen and an appreciation letter)by Senior corporate Vice President of Capgemini for talking on Agile in Capgemini's Event for Engagement managers. I have also received multiple appreciation mail from client for coaching the team. Presently I am self-learning DevOps through Linux Academy. My Favourite Books: Succeeding with Agile -Mike Cohn, Five Dysfunctions of a team -Patrick Lencioni, Coaching Agile Team - Lysa Adkins. Influenced by: Pete Deemer, Peter stevens, Madhur kathuria , Suresh Konduru, Kamlesh Ravlani

Work experience

Capgemini, Scrum Master / Agile coach
January 2015 - Present, Mumbai, MAHARASHTRA, IN
Manager Reporting to the Senior Manager, functioning as an Agile coach/Scrum Master. → Travelled France(client location) for coaching and to win client trust to execute the project in Agile mode → Project was in high escalation mode, stabilized it and earned client appreciation → Facilitate Sprint planning meeting, DSTUM, Demo, Retrospective, Grooming Senior Consultant Reporting to the Senior Manager, working as a part of a 4 members team, functioning as Agile Consultant / Agile Coach, supporting customer engagements, facilitating clients in identifying opportunities to start Agile project, assessing gaps, conducting Agile Maturity Assessment for key accounts and delivering recommendations for process improvement. Imparting Agile training to the senior leadership, accounts and project team, providing coaching, monitoring performance and ensuring next level growth (performed Agile Coaching for 4+ projects). → Customers worked with: 4 (Banking, Automobile etc.) → Travelled to Client location for coaching [Belgium] → Trained around 1500 people in Capgemini[Mumbai, BLR, Chennai, HYD, Gurgaon, Noida] → Received appreciation mail from clients  Acting as an Observer, Servant Leader for the team and providing feedback in driving teams in attaining Agile maturity  Guiding organizations in Agile adoption and transformations to achieve faster delivery, better quality and increased customer satisfaction  Conducting Agile training sessions, facilitating in increasing Agile awareness within the organization and educating & guiding team members in becoming self-organizing  Managing cross-functional team in developing capability & competency (from product concept till market acceptance) and conducting program inspect & adapt sessions  Ensuring adherence to Agile principles & practices and motivating team in following Agile methodologies

Polaris, Team Lead
August 2011 - September 2014, Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN
Worked as aScrum Master from Mumbai location.Facilitated daily stand-up meeting, Sprint Planning,Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective meeting. Also coached team on pair programming and self-organization.


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